Funding Opportunities

Pre-proposals were due on November 4, 2013, and full proposals were due on January 31, 2014.

The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) has already published its fiscal year 2014 Federal Funding Opportunity for Ocean Exploration (FFO 2014-2003874) and opportunities are now closed.

For the full FFO, go to

Pre-proposals were a prerequisite for submission of a full proposal and had to be received by email by 5:00 PM EST, November 4, 2013.

Pre-proposals were reviewed and applicants were contacted and encouraged or discouraged to submit full proposals. Full proposals were due January 31, 2014.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Exploration page to familiarize themselves with past and present OER-funded activities.

Quick Links pertinent to this funding opportunity include:


Contact Information for OER Federal Funding Opportunity
Yvette Jefferson
1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3, Room 10210
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-734-1002